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American Agriculture in the Twentieth Century

How It Flourished and What It Cost

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$44.00 • £35.95 • €39.50

ISBN 9780674019898

Publication Date: 03/31/2006


400 pages

81 line illustrations, 32 tables


  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Technology
  • 3. Farms
  • 4. Farm Communities
  • 5. Markets
  • 6. Government I: Public Investment and Regulation
  • 7. Government II: Commodity and Trade Policy
  • 8. Explanations
  • 9. Regions and States
  • 10. Counties
  • 11. Findings and Policy Implications
  • References
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2003 Quality of Communication Award, American Agricultural Economics Association
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